Tag Taipan


A taipan envenomation is usually lethal without antivenom treatment. It classically causes a rapid venom induced consumptive coagulopathy (VICC), neurotoxicity and myotoxicity.

Taipan Antivenom

Taipan antivenom (equine IgG Fab) can be used to treat envenomation from the Taipan snakes in Australia and Papua New Guinea, these include the Costal Taipan, Papuan Taipan and the small-scaled or fierce snake